Photographers Direct Newsletter: June 2006


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Newsletter June 2006


Jock Fistick, Axis-5 Images, Belgium
Piotr Powietrzynski, Piotr Powietrzynski Photography, United States
Henry Bateman,, Philippines
Ric Frazier, Frazier Productions, United States
Nick Lewis, Nick Lewis Photography, United Kingdom
Royce Bair, Stock Solution, United States
Alan Skyrme, Alan Skyrme Photography, Brazil
Bob Willis, VIEWPOINTS, United States
John & Yvonne Milbank, Yvonne Milbank Photography, Australia
Balan Madhavan, Hornbil Images Pvt Ltd, India
Iain S Byrne, Iain S Byrne Photography, United Kingdom
Patrick Ellis, Patrick Ellis Photography, Mexico
Karen Hirsch, Karen I. Hirsch Photography, United States
Fred Voetsch, Acclaim Images, United States
Tony Price, Lordprice Collection, United Kingdom
Gary Moon, Gary Moon Photography, United States
Carmen Swanepoel, Images Of Africa, South Africa
David Kimber, Car And Bike Photo Libraries, United Kingdom
Nina Raingold, Adams Picture Library T/a Apl, United Kingdom
Malcolm Brice, Azure Republic, Spain
Malcolm Brice, Azure Republic, Spain


All these contributors and thousands of other sources of professional images can be found on the Photographers Direct website.

photo by Jock Fistick

Jock Fistick's award winning images have been published internationally in a variety of leading magazines, newspapers and books. Fistick specializes in editorial / documentary and travel reportage as well as corporate and industrial photography.

When he is not covering international politics in the capital of Europe - his home base of Brussels - Fistick's strategic location provides him with quick access to London, Paris, Amsterdam and beyond as he is often traveling on assignment.

Jock will be in Russia (Moscow and St. Petersburg) from June 26 - July 1. If you have any special requests from these cities send him an email ASAP as his agenda is filling up fast!

Also, check out his new searchable e-commerce website.


Jock Fistick
Axis-5 Images
phone: +32 497 48 5040



Piotr Powietrzynski's new website is a source of inspiration.

-poet face
-there is a woman...
-digital services

Fresh, modern design, award winning images - altogether an exciting visual experience.


Piotr Powietrzynski
Piotr Powietrzynski Photography
United States
phone: 718 349 3042 offers a collection of unique rights managed images for the discerning photo buyer. features the work of critically acclaimed photographer Henry Bateman whose portfolio ranges from slice of live street photography to conceptual abstracts of every day objects. Currently based in the Philippines this Australian photographer has a wide ranging selection of images from the Pearl of the Orient. also includes in it pages Australian sunsets by Joe Mortelliti, the magic of mushrooms by Steve Axford, Tasmanian scenic abstractions by Anne O’Connor, street scenes of the UK's Cambridge by Terri Dow, Sydney street portraits by David Boehm and Peter Hammer’s Melbourne street scenes.

Bateman’s recently published book ‘The Streets of Manila’ is profiled and available from


Henry Bateman
phone: 63 2 757 3916



Ric Frazier, one of the most skilled, experienced and versatile underwater photographer in the world, Ric has redefined the art of underwater photography shooting everything ranging from people, props and sets, to ocean life. With a focus on advertising and editorial, Ric offers a relaxed and efficient working environment however complex or simple the shot or campaign.


Ric Frazier
Frazier Productions
United States
phone: 310.559.1441


photo by Nick Lewis

Nick Lewis has recently been making some changes to his website.

3 new areas have been added to the site:

STOCK - a new collection or two has been added, including "Cornwall".

YOUR PHOTOS - If he covers an event for you, you may order your prints straight from this section.

BUY PRINTS - Buy high quality photographic prints of some fine locations/abstracts he has found on his travels.

Looking ahead - More images are to be added to the stock library very soon as he plans his shoot schedule for the rest of the year. Please let him know of any locations you'd like him to include that you are interested in.


Nick Lewis
Nick Lewis Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 01252 549569


photo by Royce Bair

The Stock Solution is the creative choice for photo researchers and art directors who want to find fresh visual solutions. UPGRADE your photo search with:

- Free instant "comp" downloads (no watermarks)
- Unlimited lightboxes to organize and share images
- Online pricing: purchase & instantly download
- Both Royalty-free & Rights-managed images
- 220,000+ images. 20,000 added each month
- Over 750 photographers worldwide

Photographer inquiries are welcome.
(Photo credit: Lisa Brooks - image #312476 - "Clean Fresh Beauty"

Royce Bair
Stock Solution
United States
phone: 801-366-0430

photo by Alan Skyrme

Alan Skyrme will be travelling to Italy (Sicily and Veneto), UK (London and Edinburgh) and Spain (Barcelona) in July and is available for short commissions within that time, or for longer commissions (anywhere in Europe) in August.

He can be contacted on +44 7904 250311 or +39 3334 740687 during July, or at any time via e-mail.


Alan Skyrme
Alan Skyrme Photography
phone: 55 41 3018 8851



Dusty Willis, a well known travel photojournalist, has recently relocated from Arizona to Fort Collins, Colorado. He has over 8,000 stock images of Arizona covering virtually every corner of the state and every aspect of life there: rodeos, ancient ruins, Canyon X, Grand Canyon, Canyon de Chelly, ranches, Navajo country, Phoenix, Scottsdale, horse shows.

In addition, he has thousands of additional "old west" images from the western US: wild horses, beautiful ranches, wagon trains, buffalo, lots of Native American images. Bob and his wife Gloria have been regular contributors to Fodor's travel guides, Tucson Daily Star, PhotoMedia, Teldon calendars, United's Hemispheres, True West Magazine, American Cowboy magazine and Private Air Magazine. His images have won numerous awards from the Society of American Travel Writers annual photo competition.


Bob Willis
United States
phone: 970-484-8449



African wildlife action. John & Yvonne Milbank are a husband and wife team, one using film, the other digital, present a wide range of African and Australian wildlife and nature images. They are also available for sporting and social assignments in Australia.


John & Yvonne Milbank
Yvonne Milbank Photography
phone: 08 8264 0994


photo by Balan Madhavan is the world's largest image bank on South India with over 10,000 images on-line and 25,000 images off-line by 27 Award Winning Photographers of India.

Exhaustive stock images on Nature & Wildlife, Life & People, Travel and architecture.

Assignments undertaken using 35mm, 120mm and large format cameras.

located at:
Sangeetham, VRA - A34, Womens College Lane
Vazhuthacaud, Trivandrum - 695014
Kerala, India


Balan Madhavan
Hornbil Images Pvt Ltd
phone: 0091 471 2332476



Iain S Byrne is a dedicated nature and wildlife photographer working in the UK and USA.

Iain’s photographs have appeared in exhibitions in Europe, UK and USA and have recently been featured by the US Fish and Wildlife Service in their new exhibition centre at Bear River, Utah.

Iain is now offering a superb range of limited edition canvas prints available directly from his web site.

Please feel free to contact Iain to discuss any particular requirements or commissions.


Iain S Byrne
Iain S Byrne Photography
United Kingdom
phone: +44 (0)79 1384 5166


Patrick Ellis is a British photographer living in Acapulco, Mexico from where he is ideally placed to capture that vibrant, colourful and multi-faceted country, as well as the rest of Latin America. He keeps busy shooting editorial, travel, advertising and fashion whilst having a passion for images of its less wealthy population.

Patrick Ellis
Patrick Ellis Photography
phone: +52 744 481 1431

photo by Patrick Ellis
photo by Karen Hirsch

Karen I. Hirsch Photography - Artistry in Imagery.

Karen I. Hirsch won an honorable mention in the 2005 Photoworkshop Adobe International Digital Imaging Competition. Less than 2% of the more than 6000 entries achieved this honor. She also won this honor last year.

Based in Chicago, Karen I Hirsch Photography provides assignment and stock photography. Assignments include photographing people, documenting sports and special events, architectural and travel photography. People she has photographed include: Donald Trump, Magic Johnson, Julie Andrews and Muhammed Ali.

Her stock library is particulary strong in sailboat racing, travel, and Chicago images.Her photos have been featured in books, magazines including Forbes and Architectural Digest, newspapers, calendars and television programs.

Karen also creates abstracts and artistic interpretations of her photographs for fine art collections.


Karen Hirsch
Karen I. Hirsch Photography
United States
phone: 312-475-1880


Acclaim Images now has over 120,000 images by professional photographers and illustrators with some 20,000 added in the past month.

Online pricing and delivery of RM and RF images is available.

Key features of Acclaim Images:

* Wide Selection of Images
* 1,000 Images Per Search Page
* Full-Featured Lightboxes
* 640 x 480 Comps
* Personal, In-House Customer Service
* Free Image Research

Fred Voetsch
Acclaim Images
United States
phone: 888-618-8723

photo by Fred Voetsch

The Lordprice Collection is an unique assemblage of vintage illustration and painting, poster and advertisement imagery, photography and ephemera.

This month sees the European Grand Slam tennis tournaments. Shown here is one of many classic tennis images from among hundreds of vintage sports pictures from the collection viewable on the PD website.

The Lordprice website allows you to buy prints - but is just a tiny fraction of the collection. If what you want isn't there, just ask - they'll probably have it!

Tony Price
Lordprice Collection
United Kingdom
phone: 07801 837129

photo by Tony Price
photo by Gary Moon

Gary Moon explores the western US capturing images of wilderness landscapes, agriculture, and quirky Americana. Closer to home, he photographs the inspiring coast, valleys, and mountains of California with attention to biology, geology, and beautiful natural light. He also shoots San Francisco, Sacramento, and other landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge.

Gary’s extensive file of CONSTRUCTION images is a unique collection of actual tradespeople doing real work on major projects. Images are characterized by strong color and dynamic graphics. Subjects include ironworkers, carpenters, excavating machinery, etc. Online construction portfolio:

Stock photographs available. Related assignments welcomed.

Keyword searchable database with 1000+ images:


Gary Moon
Gary Moon Photography
United States
phone: 530-273-3021


photo by Carmen Swanepoel

Visit Images of Africa to view their wonderful growing selection of unique African images. Over 40,000 images available to view!

Contact them for wildlife, concept, extreme sport, flora, food, people and culture, travel and locations, tribal and marine - or visit their website for an African experience.


Carmen Swanepoel
Images Of Africa
South Africa
phone: + 27 (021) 462 4360


Car and Bike Photo Library have gone live with their new Online Search facility.

An initial batch of several hundred images has been uploaded, representative of the many thousand in the library files. Search results are being closely monitored and regular uploads of appropriate archive material will follow, together with newly delivered images.

David Kimber
Car And Bike Photo Libraries
United Kingdom
phone: 01202 528849

photo by David Kimber

E is for... effortless, eclectic, enticing, educational, excellent.....

This image of the letter "e" shaped from orange peel forms part of a new abstract photographic project by photographer John Dickinson. To view the full alphabet collection please visit the follwing weblink:

All images are available exclusively through Adams Picture Library (APL). APL is a general interest photo agency with a broad range of Royalty Free and Rights Managed imagery spanning the last 40 years. The collection encompasses wildlife, travel, landscapes, food and fashion photography and more. 12,000 images are now available to purchase directly from the APL website and 500,000 more are stored in-house in transparency format. Please contact a member of the APL team for a free search of the in-house collection.


Nina Raingold
Adams Picture Library T/a Apl
United Kingdom
phone: 0208 964 8007



Azure Republic
Working beteween Spain and England Malcolm has many years experience as a photographer with the majority of work being divided between Advertising, Editorial, Fine Art and Travel.
Currently adding a host of new images, including a great variety of subjects to his growing online collection. Many new images include 'First time use/rights' available.

Malcolm cuenta con más de 20 años de experiencia como fotógrafo profesional especializado en publicidad, editorial, bellas artes y viajes. Actualmente ha agregado imágenes nuevas a su creciente colección, incluyendo además imágenes con "First time use/rights". De hoy está trabajando entre españa y inglaterra.


Malcolm Brice
Azure Republic
phone: 00 34 636 729281


Azure Republic
Working beteween Spain and England Malcolm has many years experience as a photographer with the majority of work being divided between Advertising, Editorial, Fine Art and Travel.
Currently adding a host of new images, including a great variety of subjects to his growing online collection. Many new images include 'First time use/rights' available.

Malcolm cuenta con más de 20 años de experiencia como fotógrafo profesional especializado en publicidad, editorial, bellas artes y viajes. Actualmente ha agregado imágenes nuevas a su creciente colección, incluyendo además imágenes con "First time use/rights". De hoy está trabajando entre españa y inglaterra

Malcolm Brice
Azure Republic
phone: 00 34 636 729281

photo by Malcolm Brice


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